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A bedroom for teens

A quirky zig-zag wall, a metallic paint and wallpaper locker-like shelf, a bean bag and ... see this and more videos

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Living room, 3 ways

Candy hues, industrial chic, and colour block crazy more

Living room, 3 ways
 
Square square colour information iconResene Buttercup
is bold yellow orange, like a field of nasturtiums.
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Ian and Sharon’s sand and sea-toned escape

Faced with rebuilding a broken-down bach at Mangawhai Heads north of Auckland, Ian and Sharon took inspiration from the spectacular view of islands, sea and ... more

Ian and Sharon’s sand and sea-toned escape

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Lolly scramble: using bright colour

It’s the season of unashamedly bright colours. more

Lolly scramble: using bright colour

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Talk to an architect

We've all admired, and perhaps even been moved by great architecture at some stage, whether by one of the grand cathedrals of Europe, or by ... more

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Square square colour information iconResene Such Fun
is a clear blue, touched with a warm green light, expressive and delightful.
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Square square colour information iconResene Memphis Belle
is a generous fruity red, deeply influenced by soft pinks and oranges.
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Win: A little luxury

The beautiful Koha shower collection features innovative Methven Satinjet® technology ... more

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Win: All set for summer dining

Give your table setting a treat with these gorgeous bakery ... more

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Win: Cleaning made easy

If you’re all for making chores around the home simpler ... more

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Mark and Andrea's seaside-inspired getaway

A cream interior was not going to cut it for Mark and Andrea, whose newly purchased bach by the seaside left them yearning for more ... more

Mark and Andrea's seaside-inspired getaway

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1 house, 4 ways: exterior

House painting ideas from our Habitat Plus booklet ‘1 look, 4 ways: exterior colour schemes’. more

1 house, 4 ways: exterior

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5 bright and beautiful homewares

Interior designer LeeAnn Yare recommends bright and beautiful objects for the home. more

5 bright and beautiful homewares

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Ann and Noel mix soft with hard

A careful blend of quiet Resene colours has resulted in a stunning home that responds to its wind-swept Wairarapa setting. more

Ann and Noel mix soft with hard

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Create this sparkling entranceway

Stylist and interior designer LeeAnn Yare creates this stunning entrance foyer using the popular combinations of grey, yellow and orange. more

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Wonderful ways with wallpaper

It’s no great revelation that wallpaper has become a go-to component of modern interiors. There is so much choice available in the Resene ColorShop wallpaper ... more

Wonderful ways with wallpaper

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Unlikely colour combos

Warm muted colours and saturated pastels are making their mark on homewares and interiors. more

Unlikely colour combos

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Summer loving

We love our outdoor living, that’s for sure. And now that the weather seems to have turned, it’s a good time to check whether your ... more

Summer loving

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Six easy paint ideas

It’s amazing what you can do with a small amount of paint and a bit of inspiration. Take a look at some of these clever ... more

Six easy paint ideas

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Gay and Jon mix old and new

A newly built home was the perfect canvas for a makeover using Resene white, black and grey. more

Gay and Jon mix old and new

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Amanda’s creative cultural fusion

In her just-released book, 'Green Modern', Claire McCall visits houses built for sustainability, including this Coromandel hideaway. more

Amanda’s creative cultural fusion

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Sheer magic: today’s wood stains

Stains now come in a wide range of exciting shades, and are a perfect way to add colour to timber. more

Sheer magic: today’s wood stains

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A splash of citrus

A shot of Resene yellow paint and its close cousin, orange, are creating a splash as accent colours around the home. more

A splash of citrus

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Let nature lead you

Many successful interior colour schemes take nature as their inspiration. more

Let nature lead you

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Amanda tackles an 80s makeover

Sparkling sea views, a scenic reserve next door… it’s not rocket science as to why the colour palette for this Auckland home was inspired by ... more

Amanda tackles an 80s makeover

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Grey and indigo: the new deep neutrals

Paler greys, inky blues and shades of indigo are turning up on walls everywhere. Here's how to get the look. more

Grey and indigo: the new deep neutrals

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An unlikely colour combo

Red, yellow, grey – stylist Vanessa Nouwens shows us how to make this colour combo work for you. more

An unlikely colour combo

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Kate and Dave take to the country

This couple left the bright city lights and moved to a peaceful homestead in the countryside. more

Kate and Dave take to the country

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Resene Total Colour Awards: winners announced!

A rainbow of waterfront buildings, playfully-coloured ceilings and a retro coastal bach – some of the highlights from last night’s Resene Total Colour Awards. more

Resene Total Colour Awards: winners announced!

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4 fab colour-shot kitchens

Still wedded to the idea of a white kitchen? These colourful kitchens might change your mind. more

4 fab colour-shot kitchens

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Learn how to create this gorgeous study

LeeAnn Yare uses a palette of summery pastels for this gorgeous study. See how you can too. more

Learn how to create this gorgeous study

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